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sitoutside:BROTHERS GRIMM’S WANDERINGS They would soon now be…

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BROTHERS GRIMM'S WANDERINGS


They would soon now be going forward into lands wholly strange to them, and beyond all but the most vague and distant legends of the Shire, and in the gathering twilight they longed for home.
– The Lord of the Rings, Volume One: The Fellowship of the Ring, Book One: The Ring Sets Out, Chapter 8 Fog on the Barrow-downs

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They would soon now be…

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travelingcolors: Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by…


Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by Federica Gentile)


Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by Federica Gentile)


Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by Federica Gentile)


Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by Federica Gentile)

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Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by Federica Gentile)

Around the Bucklebury Ferry.

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Päijänne Lake, Jyväskylä | Finland (by…

morethanphotography:A New Day by JudithJean-Baptiste The…

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A New Day by JudithJean-Baptiste

The rolling greensward greeting Shirefolk in the mornings of the growing season.

morethanphotography:A New Day by JudithJean-Baptiste

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Reader: The Hobbit. Chapter 19 “The Last Stage”

The Hobbit Book CoverSummary Points

  • The journey home, to the Shire, saw the wizard and the hobbit reaching Rivendell on the evening of May 1st, back to the same silly singing of the Elves from the house of Elrond.
  • Gandalf regaled the denizens of the house with the quest, and his own adventure – which Bilbo had not been privy to. More tales were told, but of course despite being in a premium seat, Bilbo nodded his way through it.

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Reader: The Hobbit. Chapter 2 “Roast Mutton”

The Hobbit Book CoverSummary Points

  • Dwarves may be good with household chores, but when in a hurry they still leave a mess.

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Reader: The Hobbit. Chapter 1 “An Unexpected Party”

The Hobbit Book CoverSummary points

  • Laid the foundations for the story – this opening chapter introduced the main protagonists.
    • Showcased race, geanealogy, home and character of key character Bilbo Baggins.
    • Defined Gandalf as he’s come to be known, grumpiness, famous for his fireworks, and flare for a ton of things.
    • Introduced the Dwarves who make up Thorin and Company. For the record, the proper introduction sequence was Dwalin, Balin, Kili and Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Thorin.

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